Auction 122, Lot 763

"Chine et Indes avec les Isles…", Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Subject: Southeast Asia

Period: 1786 (dated)

Publication: Geographie Moderne Historique et Politique

Color: Hand Color

Size:
10.3 x 9 inches
26.2 x 22.9 cm

Lovely map covering the region from India, through China and the Philippines and south to include all of Indonesia. It is decorated with a delicately engraved title cartouche. French text panels are pasted onto either side, as was customary with this atlas.

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Condition: B

The map has a couple of spots of foxing. Hinge remnants on verso.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/5/2007

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